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Autocrats, Real and Imagined

Alan Zendell, September 22, 2022 The two immediate crises faced by everyone on Earth stem from the same source – the trend toward autocrats and the cults that support them. Our future may hinge on the actions of two men, … Continue reading

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Tough Choices

Alan Zendell, September 9, 2022 The next couple of months are not a time when Americans who care about our future can afford to take our eyes off the ball. We’re under a lot of stress, from inflated prices, women’s … Continue reading

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Is America Moving in the Wrong Direction?

Alan Zendell, July 27, 2022 The news and social media tell us the Democrats’ prospects in the November elections look dismal, in large part because President Biden’s approval numbers can’t rise above 40%. The pundits say the primary reason is … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope?

Alan Zendell, April 25, 2022 The second world war ended with the nuclear destruction of two Japanese industrial cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Nazis had been forced to abandon their atomic weapons development program during the war, and Russia’s program … Continue reading

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Judgment Day

Alan Zendell, April 22, 2022 Whether you favor the Judeo-Christian concept of God, the Quran’s vision of Allah, the philosophy of Gautama Buddha, or nothing of the kind, consider that there’s clearly a lot more to our universe than can … Continue reading

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The Will of the Minority

Alan Zendell, January 17, 2021 When our Founding Fathers proposed that our nation be governed by democratically elected leaders, intending that we would be led by people who reflected the will of the majority of voters, it was a bold … Continue reading

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President Joe

Alan Zendell, January 6, 2022 On a day when our president spoke so eloquently and forcefully about saving our country, I feel compelled to write about him. I’ve been a fan of Joe Biden for fifty years, because he always … Continue reading

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Our House is On Fire

Alan Zendell, December 6, 2021 Imagine if you will that you’re sitting at home one evening. It’s been hot, and there’s a huge storm forecast. Leaves and twigs are already blowing everywhere, and there have been tornado watches all day. … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope

Alan Zendell, November 6, 2021 Last evening two notable events occurred. One was at a social gathering of my senior community, where I took a lot of razzing from my very purple friends. Their consensus was that henceforth I would … Continue reading

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America’s Role in the World

Alan Zendell, November 3, 2020 I grew up in New York City in the years following World War 2. In many ways New York seemed to be the center of the universe back then, because it represented the financial and … Continue reading

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